Now, I don't know about anyone else but as I have got older, I seem to sweat a lot more. Anyone that knows me will know, I HATE sweating... I rarely run, jog or even break into a brisk walk for fear of sweating!
Here I am, VERY proudly announcing that Diary of a Wimpy Eventer has been shortlisted down to the final 12 in the Equestrian Blogger of the Year 2017 competition hosted by Haynet and MirrorMePR. To get that pole position and title, I NEED YOUR VOTES, it's easy... just enter your email and choose your winner on this handy... Continue Reading →
So I want to talk about Retraining... I'll add right now, I am NO expert. But I do have experience and I'm not afraid to use it!! So, You have a horse that has potentially learnt to go a certain way, that favours right over left, head in the air over round and soft. He... Continue Reading →
So, tell me... how many pairs of wellies have you gone through this year? Personally I went through two pairs and then abandoned wellies all together for my Ariat country boots. Now, there is just so much more that you can do in wellies that you can't do in a beautiful country boot, but not... Continue Reading →
On the 27th August 2017 we welcomed a new furry into our lives. We went to visit the lovely Kate at Cheveral House Racehorse Rehoming and a week later came home with Sir Bentley. Bender or Bendy Wendy as he is now affectionately known, is a shade under 16.3hh, he is 7 years old and is... Continue Reading →
So here it is... Frickley Park (2) BE90 - another soggy day in Yorkshire ?? So all week I had felt very at ease about this one, I think after the pressure of my Regional Final at Shelford I had made a conscious decision to not allow this Eventing lark to ruin my mood or my... Continue Reading →
So here it is.... my long awaited Regional Final at Shelford. I had been working hard all week preparing as best I can for this day. I went XC schooling, jumped him in the field and practiced my test. I was getting horribly nervous and putting stupid amounts of pressure on us to be the... Continue Reading →
Grab a tissue and a glass of wine and enjoy my second reading of some of my favourite parts of the book. Love this one a lot!